China’s chip industry growing faster than anywhere in the world
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It looks like Trump’s tech war made things worse

China's chip industry is growing faster than anywhere else in the world, after US sanctions on local champions from Huawei to Hikvision spurred appetite for home-grown components.

ASML sues Dongfang Jingyuan Electron
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Tuesday, 07 June 2022 16:09

ASML sues Dongfang Jingyuan Electron


You nicked our tech

ASML has pressed IP theft allegations against two firms created by 'flagbearer' for China's semiconductor industry Dongfang Jingyuan Electron.

ASML "High-NA" version of EUV prototype ready
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A new $400 million machine will become flagship

ASML which makes the other chip-making gear that chipmakers depend on is rolling out a new prototype machine which it hopes will be its new flagship.

Big Tech uses energy-optimised machine-learning
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We are going to save the planet

Tech’s biggest names are teaming up with boffins to develop energy-optimised machine-learning and quantum-computing systems under the MIT AI Hardware Programme.

Intel orders advanced chipmaking machine
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Wednesday, 19 January 2022 12:11

Intel orders advanced chipmaking machine


But it is still on the drawing board

Intel has placed the first order with ASML for an advanced chipmaking machine that is still on the drawing board and won't be delivered for years.

ASML predicts sales growth of 20 percent
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Wednesday, 19 January 2022 12:03

ASML predicts sales growth of 20 percent


Better than expected fourth quarter 

ASML forecast sales growth of 20 percent in 2022 despite a fire this month at its Berlin plant as the supplier to chipmakers on Wednesday reported better than expected fourth quarter profit.

ASML fire sparks chip shortage fears
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Wednesday, 05 January 2022 11:40

ASML fire sparks chip shortage fears


Could make matters worse

ASML reported a fire at its factory in Berlin, Germany and while no one was hurt and the fire was put out there are fears that the incident could exacerbate the current global computer chip shortage.

ASML does better than analysts expect
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Wednesday, 20 October 2021 12:47

ASML does better than analysts expect


Huge profits strong demand

ASML, which makes most of the world’s chip making equipment, has reported better profits than the cocaine nose jobs of Wall Street predicted.

ASML reports profits through the roof
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Wednesday, 21 July 2021 11:31

ASML reports profits through the roof


Profits up 38 percent 

Dutch supplier of computer chip making gear, ASML, said that its 2021 sales outlook has shot up by 40 percent amid the global computer chip shortage.

ASML Holding is caught in China and US trade war
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US leaning on the Dutch to prevent the Chinese from getting the tech

ASML has become a pawn in the game of thrones between China and the US.